(09 Episodes) "My Son Jeep," was an OTR Juvenile Sitcom, which aired on NBC radio from January 25, 1953 thru June 14, 1953. July 04 thru September 22 of the same year, it was also broadcast on TV. Although very short-lived on both NBC Radio & Television, "My Son Jeep" was given a re-birth October 03, 1955 when it was brought back as a weeknight 15-minute show, on CBS Radio; it lasted only one more year, the last episode airing November 09, 1956. SYNOPSIS: Jeffrey (JEEP)... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Juvenile Sitcom, OTR Juvenile Comedy
(03 Episodes - 1 Inc) "Sad Sack" Created by Sgt. George Baker during WWII, "Sad Sack" began his life as a Comic Strip character when, on June 1942, Harvey Comics issued the first Sad Sack Comic book titled "Yank the Army Weekly". In the summer of 1946, with the help of Herb Vigran & Sponsor Old Gold Cigarettes, Sad Sack came to life on the radio. Sad Sack" aired as the summer replacement for Frank Sinatra's radio program which lasted from June 12th until... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Juvenile Sitcom: Sad Sack, OTR Juvenile Comedy, Comic Book/Strip
(50 Episodes) ARCHIE ANDREWS: Stories taken directly from the popular comic strip of the same name, this Old Time Radio Sitcom was created, with much success, to pull a Teenage Audience into the living room and up to the radio. * def gp ddh ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Juvenile Sitcom, OTR Juvenile Comedy, Comic Book/Strip
(20 Episodes) "Gasoline Alley," with its comic book kickoff, was successfully radio broadcast, with sponsorship by Autolife Sparkplugs and earlier by Skeezix Sweaters. The 1948-49 syndicated series Gasoline Alley, featured a cast of Bill Lipton, Mason Adams and Robert Dryden. Sponsored by Autolite, the program used opening theme music by the Polka Dots, a harmonica group. The 15-minute episodes focused on Skeezix running a gas station and garage, the Wallet and Bobble Garage, with his... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Juvenile Sitcom, OTR Juvenile Comedy, Comic Book/Strip
(42 Episodes) Created by Chic Young, comic strip characters Blondie & Dagwood have been published in newspapers, since September 08, 1930. In 1939, "Blondie," the radio program, was born & had a very long run (1939-1950) on several different radio networks. Throughout its broadcast years,"Blondie" was sponsored by many companies, incl: Colgate-Palmolive Soap, Pepsodent Toothpaste & Camel Cigarettes. OTR * def gp ddh ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Juvenile Sitcom, OTR Juvenile Comedy, Comic Book/Strip
(51 Episodes) "My Friend Irma," created by Cy Howard (writer/director/producer), was broadcast on CBS Radio from 1947-04-11 thru 1954-08-26. Marie Wilson portrayed Irma Peterson and both Cathy Lewis & Diana Lynn portrayed Jane Stacy. The program was Lever Brothers EMMD's (breath fresheners), Pepsodent Toothpaste & Swan Beauty Soap. "My Friend Irma" became a comic book character when Marvel / Atlas Comics published 'her' in 1950; the comic book demise took place in... Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Juvenile Sitcom, OTR Juvenile Comedy, Comic Book/Strip, OTR CBS
(04 Episodes) "My Little Margie" was a 1950s, juvenile OTR situation comedy which did better on the TV screen than it did on radio where, for a short peroid of time, it ran simultaneously. OTR * def gp ddh Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Juvenile Sitcom, OTR Juvenile Comedy, Comic Book/Strip
(13 Episodes) "A Date With Judy", summer replacement for the Bob Hope Show, aired on NBC (starring Ann Gillis) from June 24 to September 16, was a soap opera, mainly broadcasted to attract a larger teenage audience to the radio. Dellie Ellis portrayed Judy when the series returned the following summer (June 23 – September 15, 1942). Bristol Myers, as its new sponsor, replaced The Eddie Cantor Show for the summer. Louise Erickson continued in the role of Judy over the next seven... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Juvenile Sitcom, OTR Juvenile Comedy, Comic Book/Strip, OTR Sponsor, OTR NBC,...
(10 Episodes) “Meet Corliss Archer” The first broadcasting of CBS's “Meet Corliss Archer” (with Campbell's Soup as their sponsor) was April 28, 1946. "Meet Corliss Archer" (CBS’s version of NBC’s popular teenage program, “A Date With Judy”) was yet another program created to entice the younger (teenage) generation to leave extra-curricular activities far behind and hang out, instead, around the family radio. In 1948, Corliss moved from CBS radio to NBC radio, as a... Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Juvenile Sitcom, OTR Juvenile Comedy, * Janet Waldo, Comic Book/Strip, OTR CBS,...